Habit of a Woman of Africa in 1581 from Habitus Variarum.
Chatelaine advances at the head of the procession. Mounted on a hatchet near by stands a page. On the right the lord dressed in green. Trumpet and bells lead the way. Miniature of the Breviary of Cardinal Grimani, attributed to Marciana Biblioteca of S.Marc, Venice. Fifteenth century.
Renaissance style in the 16th century.
Sir Walter Raleigh (1552 or 1554 in Hayes Barton, Devonshire; † October 29, 1618 in London, executed) was an English sailor, explorer, soldier, spy, politician, poet and writer and favorite of Queen Elizabeth I. His surname is also found in the spellings Rawley, Ralegh and Rawleigh. With the support of wealthy investors he financed several trips to Virginia in order to realize its colonial goals there. As a result of financed from Raleigh expeditions was in 1585 the founding of Roanoke in North Carolina.
King Henry IV indicating its white plume at the Battle of Ivry on March 14, 1590. “Stand with my white plume”. Henri IV à la bataille d’Ivry: “Ralliez-vous à mon panache blanc”
The king’s guard. Sergeant in armor. 1560 to 1600.
A Gendarme in 1593. Gendarme of the first company of children of honor in 1596.